China reported 17 new COVID-19 cases for 10 May, rising from a day earlier and marking the highest daily increase since 28 April, according to official data published on Monday.
Of the new cases, seven were so-called imported cases involving travellers from overseas, compared with two imported infections on 9 May.
Five of the new cases were reported in the central city of Wuhan, where the outbreak first emerged in late 2019, marking the highest since 11 March.
The total case toll now stands at 82,918 and the death toll remained unchanged at 4,633.
The number of asymptomatic COVID-19 cases, those who were infected but not exhibiting symptoms, fell to 12 on 10 May compared with 20 reported a day earlier.